About the Nebraska Drough and Mitigation Center-UNL: The Drought Center helps people, organizations and institutions build resilience to drought through monitoring and planning, and we are the academic partner and web host of the U.S. Drought Monitor. Our capabilities include climatology, social science and public engagement, and we work at all scales, from individual ranches to local, state and tribal government, and countries around the world.

This position would be great for an aspiring Masters student with an interest in human dimensions of natural resource management and climate. The student will assist with a survey of natural resource managers in Montana, and will have the opportunity to analyze and integrate social, ecological, and climate data including new datasets from the OpenET project. The project will involve working with federal and state agency stakeholders to understand impacts of drought on forest, range, and riparian ecosystems. The position is located in Lincoln, NE.

Start: January 2023 (Spring 2023 Semester) (2 year project) Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tonya Haigh, Research Assistant Professor and NDMC Social Science Coordinator.

To apply, please send to Dr. Tonya Haigh thaigh2@unl.edu a letter describing your interest in the position, your resume/CV, academic transcript (unofficial is fine at this point), and the names and contact information for two references.

Last Date to Apply 11/01/2022

Start Date 01/02/2023

Salary $24,000

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

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